Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-1), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, held a hearing to evaluate the effectiveness of farm policy in advance of crafting the next farm bill.
Amazon’s acquisition of specialty grocer Whole Foods is not only about acquiring hundreds of stores and affluent customers — the real value of the deal is in all of that customer data, according to one data expert. Read moreRead More »
Online purchases of crop inputs have attracted renewed interest. Although many consumer segments have been disrupted by technology offerings in the past decade—Netflix versus Blockbuster to name one—consultant Steve Watts points out the first wave of e-commerce for ag retail appeared 20 years ago, and it included Rooster.com. Read[…]Read More »